September 17, 2014

wisconsin-gay-rainbow.jpg (PostBlurb)

ACLU Sues to Force WI to Recognize Its Own Marriages

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 5:00 PM | comments

The ACLU is suing the state of Wisconsin in federal court, seeking to compel the state to recognize hundreds of legal same-sex marriages performed in June.Read More

mary-bonauto-headshot.jpg (PostBlurb)

Mary Bonauto, Alison Bechdel Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Legendary marriage equality warrior Mary Bonauto and "Dykes to Watch Out For" cartoonist Alison Bechdel have received the prestigious MacArthur "Genius Grant."Read More

polis.jpg (PostBlurb)

Polis Files ENDA Discharge Petition With Narrowed Exemption

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

Today, openly gay U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) filed a discharge petition seeking to force a vote on a version of ENDA that contains a narrowed religious exemption.Read More

christian-cabrera.jpg (PostBlurb)

Suddenly I Feel Like Exercising!

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Normally my idea of exercise is walking to the 7-11 for a soda and pack of smokes. But personal trainer Christian Cabrera has me really pumped about whatever it is he's doing.Read More


Wingnut Pastor: NASA Probe Proves That Universe 'Rebukes' Marriage Equality

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Rev. Dr. James Manning, the wingnut pastor of Harlem's ATLAH World Missionary Church, claimed in a rambling YouTube message that NASA's Voyager spacecraft proves that homosexuality and marriage equality offend the universe.Read More

jacob-dorsey-headshot.jpg (PostBlurb)

WI GOP Candidate Drops Out After Anti-Gay, Racist Comments

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Jacob Dorsey, a 19-year-old Republican state assembly candidate in Wisconsin who railed against 'fags' on Twitter, dropped out of the race yesterday after additional homophobic and racist comments surfaced.Read More

ruth_bader_ginsburg.jpg (PostBlurb)

Ginsburg: For Clues on Marriage Timing, Watch 6th Circuit

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Justice Ginsburg told an audience in Minnesota last night to watch the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals for clues about how soon SCOTUS will take up marriage equality.Read More

philadelphia-hate-crime.png (PostBlurb)

Philly Gay-Bashing Suspects Surrender After Being ID'd on Twitter

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 10:45 AM | comments

A group of people who violently attacked a gay couple last week in Philadelphia were quickly identified after police released video of the suspects last night and it spread like wildfire over social media.Read More

facebook-users-silhouette.jpg (PostBlurb)

Facebook Picks a Fight With Drag Queens

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

A new Facebook policy that requires users to use their real names on personal profile pages has drawn the ire of a community that the social media company should know better than to piss off: drag queens.Read More

obama-gay-unicorn.jpg (PostBlurb)

This Graphic of Obama Shooting Rainbows & Riding a Unicorn is Everything

Filed by John M. Becker | September 17, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

A "pro-family" group in Croatia made a ridiculous graphic to depict President Obama's alleged "attack on the definition of family" at the United Nations.Read More